Woman Jumps into River From A Moving Boat in Lagos

An unidentified woman who boarded a boat from Igando area of Lagos State to Ogun have been reported by police to have jumped into the river from the moving boat.

Benjamin Hundeyin, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP confirmed the incident on Sunday evening, assuring Nigerians that rescue teams were already searching for the woman.

According to Hundeyin, one Rasaq reported the case to Igando Police Division on Sunday around 8.00 a.m.

Rasaq expantiated further that around 10.00 p.m. on Saturday, a woman named Folashade Nimotalahi, of yet to be known address, boarded a boat from their Isuti Jet, Isuti Road, Igando in Lagos, going to Totowu in Ogun.

According to him: “They were 12 passengers on board. Suddenly, the woman removed the life jacket she was wearing and jumped into the river.

“She left behind one nylon bag containing a bottle of sniper, Alimosho General Hospital cards and some drugs,” the spokesperson quoted Rasaq as saying in his report.

Hundeyin claimed that the scene of incident was visited immediately by detectives from the division.

He reiterated further that a search team has been contacted to recover the corpse, while police’s investigation was ongoing as they make efforts to contact the family.

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